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In the field of holistic nutrition we have all the tools and information we need on how to truly live a wildly healthy life. But what about how to raise healthy eaters? Or how to empower parents to make change? Sometimes the knowledge we learn in the classroom isn't enough. Because out there in the world, people are bombarded with messages that are conflicting.

Sound familiar?

This workshop is backed with information, practical tools and strategies for holistic nutrition practitioners to help empower families who are struggling with a healthy eating, picky eaters and busy parents short on time.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • a discussion on how we got to where we are in poor health today

  • the impact of sugar and processed foods on growth and development

  • the link between brain and social development and delinquency

  • practical strategies and recommendations to curb picky eating and other challenging food aversions

  • powerful resources and tools to give to parents

  • learning to read labels to better guide your clients

  • impactful ways to connect with parents and how to interview their children

  • knowing the right questions to ask both parents and children

  • how to inspire families to create real change

  • skills and strategies for busy and working parents

  • how to help children get on board with a plan of action

We will explore real life cases as well as successful potential outcomes for current or future clients.

You will walk away with:

  • have a better understanding on how processed foods and sugar have become a part of our daily lives

  • how to support the reduction/removal of processed and sugar filled foods

  • confidence on how to support families and their children in creating a healthier lifestyle

  • learn how to instill competency and empowerment in clients

  • discover how to find, develop and adjust recipes to fit busy families

  • kid friendly, tried and tested recipes

  • games to use as strategies to engage children in healthy food exploration

  • tools and resources to help create health and happiness in families you work with

Note: CSNN students will receive credits towards practical hours.

Date: December 4, 2018

Time: 6-9pm

Location: CSNN Edmonton Branch, #316 8925 51 Ave, Edmonton, AB T6E 5J3 for

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About Amanda:

Before Amanda entered the world of holistic nutrition she was a child and youth counselor in the education system working with at-risk youth and families. Early on she saw a correlation between the junk food kids were eating and their behaviour. Back then Amanda knew food was deeply impacting children's development, however she did not have the training or knowledge to back up her theory. Fast forward 10 years, Amanda advocates on the impacts of junk and sugar filled foods on our health and offers simple strategies to make healthier, sustainable choices. She works to empower parents to first make health changes with themselves so they can role model health living for their children.

Amanda is holistic nutrition practitioner, lifestyle coach, wellness educator, holistic chef, teacher of meditation and a busy mama of two with a deep passion about transformational health that nourishes the mind, body and spirit. Amanda loves sharing how to simplify whole body nourishment with a balanced diet using clean ingredients, nothing fancy or complicated as well as supporting clients to create healthy habits that align with their dreams. 

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